The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Multimedia in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Multimedia over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multimedia
Rank - 77 94
Contract jobs citing Multimedia 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.20% 0.29%
As % of the General category - 0.44% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +28.75%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

General Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
248 455 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.14% 44.52% 47.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 208 144
Average daily rate £400 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
Average hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +159.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £20.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+23.17% -29.31%

Multimedia
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Multimedia across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Multimedia Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Multimedia
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Multimedia across the Reading region.

Multimedia Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Multimedia
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Multimedia across the Reading region.

Multimedia Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Multimedia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Multimedia also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Multimedia.

1 3 (75.00%) VoIP
1 3 (75.00%) LTE
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) SGSN
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) HSPA
3 1 (25.00%) WCDMA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Tcl
3 1 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (25.00%) 3GPP
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (25.00%) Handset
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

Multimedia
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Multimedia also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Multimedia. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) VoIP
1 3 (75.00%) LTE
2 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (25.00%) SGSN
3 1 (25.00%) HSPA
3 1 (25.00%) 3GPP
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) 4G
3 1 (25.00%) VoLTE
3 1 (25.00%) WCDMA
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) STUN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Solutions Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (25.00%) Handset
2 1 (25.00%) Social Media
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Apple
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
1 1 (25.00%) Tektronix